tip off

East Timor’s fragile stability under threat with PM retiring

East Timor’s Prime Minister has announced his intention to retire from politics. Is the former resistance fighter abandoning his country when it needs him the most?

READ MORE

Woodside gas deal could redraw Australia-East Timor borders

Woodside and the East Timorese government have just 10 days to strike a deal on a lucrative gas project — or the controversial sea boundary between Australia and East Timor will be redrawn. Billions of dollars are at stake.

READ MORE

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: traffic cop Xanana Gusmao

Who said Prime Ministers are incapable of helping solve the real problems of their people? Timor Leste’s Xanana Gusmao helps clear traffic.

READ MORE

East Timor left to fend for itself with challenges ahead

With Australia drawing down troops, the still-fragile nation of East Timor will soon be left to fend for itself. There are plenty of challenges for the country’s ageing leadership ahead.

READ MORE

Gusmao victory consolidates democracy in Timor-Leste

After changing government in 2007, the people of Timor-Leste have again voted strategically, to focus their vote on the major parties.

READ MORE

Kingsbury: East Timor and Indonesia are odd bedfellows

The announcement by East Timor’s prime minister, Xanana Gusmao, that his country will begin military to military links with Indonesia has caused widespread surprise.

READ MORE
Inside Story | ASIA-PACIFIC|

Timor’s simmering small towns are about to blow

Over a decade since East Timor gained its independence, many of its rural towns are still little more than shanty towns, simmering with gang violence, crime — and ninjas. It’s just a matter of time before it all boils over, says James Scambary.

READ MORE

East Timor’s media ‘blackout’ or just a lack of research?

There isn’t a ‘media blackout’ occurring in East Timor, rather lots of factually incorrect stories that ignore the East Timorese government’s focus on anti-corruption campaigns.

READ MORE

East Timor’s media blackout is a pox on the nation

East Timor this week celebrates 10 years of independence, but it seems the nation’s government is struggling to grasp basic democratic principles, writes Steve Holland.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...